Hamilton High's Williams in Wait-and-See Mode

Hamilton (N.J.) West cornerback Jamie Williams camped at Rutgers and is getting interest from the Scarlet Knights, but he is yet to pick up an offer. Williams discussed his situation with ScarletReport.com, and gave an indication what needs to happen in order for him to add to his offer list.

Hamilton (N.J.) West cornerback Jamie Williams wasn't going to dance around why he believed he didn't have more offers, or why some schools haven't recruited him harder.

"I'm not going to lie," the 5-foot-9, 180-pound Williams said. "I'm in summer school right now and doing what I have to do to get my GPA up, then I'll get more offers than I have now."

Williams, who camped at Rutgers, currently lists offers from New Mexico and Youngstown State, but he said he is getting interest from Villanova, Boston College, James Madison, Massachusetts, Rutgers, Syracuse and Penn State.

"I've got some big-name schools looking at me now," Williams said. "Once I get qualified, and I put up numbers as a senior, they'll start looking at me more."

During his stint at Rutgers camp, Williams showed his ability to jam at the line of scrimmage and also defend tightly down the field.

However, there were also times where Williams was caught jumping a route and also thrown over.

"I think I did all right," Williams said. "I could have done better, but we have our time when we get beat and just have to forget about it and move on to the next play."

Rutgers is well-versed in Williams' ability since the Scarlet Knights landed offensive lineman Frank Quartucci from Hamilton West last year.

The Scarlet Knights are showing Williams interest, but have not spoken to him about an offer.

"I think they're waiting until the season starts to see what I do," Williams said. "If I put up numbers, they're going to be more active with me, and I'll get more looks, and I'll get in contact with Rutgers more."

Schools are recruiting Williams to play cornerback, but he also plays running back and receiver at Hamilton West, and he doesn't care where he winds up playing in college.

"I can play receiver, I can play running back, I can play corner, I can play safety," he said. "Wherever you play me at, I can play. I'm not going to complain. If you're going to give me a scholarship to your school to play a position, I'm going to play there."


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